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Near Mansfield in Tioga County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Williamson Road

 
 
Williamson Road Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
1. Williamson Road Marker
Inscription. Here the road builders late in 1792 ended work. After facing starvation, they were rescued by canoes and supplies from Painted Post. Canoe Camp derived its name from the incident.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 46.951′ N, 77° 4.174′ W. Marker is near Mansfield, Pennsylvania, in Tioga County. Marker is at the intersection of Susquehanna Trail (Business U.S. 15) and Spencer Road, on the right when traveling south on Susquehanna Trail. Click for map. Located in front of the Mansfield VFW. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield PA 16933, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp of the Pioneers (a few steps from this marker); Corning & Blossburg Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mansfield Soldiers Orphan School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 1.8 miles away); Blossburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); Coal in Tioga County (approx. 7.6 miles away); William B. Wilson (approx. 8 miles away); Coal Discovery (approx. 8.2 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Mansfield.
 
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Canoe Camp Related Markers Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
2. Canoe Camp Related Markers
Tioga River from the Spencer Road Bridge Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
3. Tioga River from the Spencer Road Bridge
The camp was along the Tioga River in this vicinity. The river's course has been altered considerably in the recent past for flood control measures.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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